The Department of Homeland Security has warned Americans that “misleading narratives” and misinformation that undermine trust in the United States government may be indicative of a terrorism threat.
Of course, the United States government will be the institution that arbitrarily decides what constitutes a “misleading narrative”. The American people have the freedom to oppose the government and sow distrust in it. This right is outlined in the very first amendment to the constitution.
“The United States remains in a heightened threat environment fueled by several factors, including an online environment filled with false or misleading narratives and conspiracy theories, and other forms of mis-dis- and mal-information (MDM) introduced and/or amplified by foreign and domestic threat actors,” a DHS bulletin said. The bulletin explained that those spreading alleged misinformation seek to encourage unrest and inspire violence. This, however, sounds almost exactly like what the President, Vice President, and various other Democrats did as President Donald Trump worked to assist in the development of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Democrats seemed to be in a state of refusal when it came to the so-called “Trump vaccine”. Kamala Harris, Joe Biden, and Andrew Cuomo all undermined trust in the federal government. Each time the three were asked about the vaccine before the election, they echoed the same sentiment, that Trump could not be trusted.
Cuomo was more blatant, telling New Yorkers outright that he wouldn’t recommend they get any vaccine under Trump because the federal government couldn’t be trusted.
The DHS cited examples of the before mentioned behavior as COVID-19 narratives and allegations of “widespread voter fraud”. The theme seems consistent: dissent in opinion is a link to terrorism.